Sergio Perez: "I think wherever we qualify we can move forward and be in the fight for points.”
Sebastian Vettel: “I think we can improve from there for tomorrow. I don’t think not having the FRIC suspension on the car made too much difference to us today..."
Kimi Raikkonen in fourth place this afternoon was only half a second off the quickest time.
The lack of FRIC...
Marcus Ericsson: "I think we may make a bit of progress this weekend, something we’ve all been waiting for.”
Jean-Eric Vergne: “I wouldn't say we had a perfect Friday today."
Kevin Magnussen: “We’ve hopefully made a bit of a step”
Rob Smedley: "The team have had a tough day as they have been awake since 3am due to a fire in our hotel last night..."
The E22 ran for the first time without the suspension hydraulically linked from front to rear.
Mercedes is once again the team to beat this weekend in Germany.
Mercedes drivers completed a total of 131 laps on Friday practice for the German GP.